Corporate/M&A & Private Equity Practice Recognized in 2021 Chambers USA Guide and Two Distinguished Partners Named Among Leaders

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, Chambers USA, 2021
, May 26, 2021

We are pleased to report that, for the first time, RCCB has been ranked as a leading law firm in the 2021 Chambers USA guide for our work in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity in Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds. Additionally, the guide recognizes highly-regarded Managing Partner John E. Royer, Jr., for the first time, for Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, and esteemed Partner David Gitlin returns to the guide for the 14th year as a top-ranked attorney in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity. 

According to Chambers USA, the firm’s Corporate/M&A & Private Equity Group is an “experienced corporate team that handles domestic and cross-border transactions that advises on buyouts, divestitures and acquisitions as well as securities offerings. The Group represents clients from a variety of sectors including healthcare and technology.” Among their strengths, clients commented that “they are patient and make sure we understand every nuance so that we can make educated decisions." Another client reports the team is "very responsive and very dedicated to providing creative and practical solutions."

John E. Royer, Jr. is described as having a “strong practice and is noted for advising clients on commercial and venture capital transitions.” Sources say, “he is an excellent negotiator who is proactive in bringing up issues. He is a very good deal lawyer." 

David Gitlin is noted for “frequently handling complex international corporate transactions. He garners praise for his additional expertise in venture capital matters.” Sources report, "He de-bottlenecks negotiations by providing simple solutions to complex issues." Another client stated, "He is a good negotiator with an ability to find quick, advanced solutions during the transaction negotiation process."

Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers. Based in London, the guide ranks leading U.S. firms and attorneys based on in-depth research and interviews with attorneys’ clients and peers. Chambers USA 2021 ranks more than 6,000 law firms and 18,000 lawyers across more than 50 practice areas/sectors on a state and national level. Chambers assesses attorneys on attributes most valued by clients, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment. The Chambers USA guide is widely read by industry-leading companies and organizations nationwide.



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